Lighting artist

Lighting artist

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Type: Full Time
Quebec city

About the job

Squeeze is looking for a lighting artist with extensive experience in the VFX and

animation industries. We are looking for someone who can develop the pipeline, set a

rigorous working method in the lighting department and improve it. The selected

candidate will be in charge of lighting key plans and will optimize the quality of each



  • Light sequences, key plans and spread the light rigs ;
  • Ensure that the lighting follows the vision established by the VFX supervisor ;
  • Establish rendering passes for compositing ;
  • Optimize work techniques and develop methods for a more efficient production ;
  • Collaborate with the compositing departments to elaborate quality visuals.


  • Creative ;
  • Team player ;
  • Good communication skills ;
  • Detail oriented ;
  • Initiative ;
  • Excellent ability to adapt to changes ;
  • Open to constructive criticism ;
  • Ability to respect project deadlines ;
  • Rigorous ;
  • Autonomous.


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in lighting for animation productions ;
  • Education related to the position and the animation industry (DEC, AEC, Bachelor, etc.) ;
  • Mastery of Redshift and Maya ;
  • Excellent comprehension of light, contrast, colour palettes and graphic compositing ;
  • Good knowledge of french and english, spoken and written ;
  • Knowledge of Arnold, Katana or Nuke, a plus ;
  • Knowledge of Python or ability for scripting, a plus.
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